(1819 - 1894)
Mark Robert Harrison was active/lived in Wisconsin. Mark Harrison is known for history, religion, Indian genre.
Biography Mark Harrison
Mark Robert Harrison was born at Hovingham in Yorkshire, England, on September 7, 1819. When he was three years old, his family moved to Oneida County, New York, and eleven years thereafter to Hamilton, Ontario. When Mark showed a talent for drawing, his now-widowed mother encouraged him by giving him the opportunity, at fourteen, to study with Bowerman? in Toronto, Colby Kimble in Rochester, New York, and Henry Inman in New York City. In all he had five years training under these painters, who were steeped in the British tradition.
In 1838 he went to England for a stay of three years, a year and a half under the tutelage of Charles Hilton at the Royal Academy and the rest of the time sketching ancient architecture in the district,
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